Michael Duong
Michael Duong
Birth Date: 05/14/1981
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Calif.
High School: Los Altos HS
College: 1V
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2000-01: Went 19-13 in singles, tied for the fifth best mark for a single season in Santa Clara recordbooks... played mostly in the second and third spots... avenged a fall season loss to Sacramento State's Joe Gilbert with a three-set 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 victory... trailing 3-0 and 4-1 in the final set, rallied passed Gilbert and clinched the overall match for the Broncos... won first five matches of doubles career paired with Rick Ruso.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Los Altos (Calif.) High School... coached by uncle Cuong Duong... was named team MVP all four years... was the team's co-captain his senior year... earned league sportsmanship award senior year... advanced to the CCS semifinals in 1998... won SCVAL during senior year... last season, was ranked No. 13 in the Northern California Men's Open... was the third-ranked boy in 16s in Northern California, No. 80 nationally... ranked eighth in 18s in Northern California.

PERSONAL: Full name is Michael Tri Duong... born May, 14 1981 in Palo Alto, Calif... parents are Quoc and Hue Duong... has one brother and one sister... majoring in business-OMIS...is an avid golfer...reached semis at the Fairfield Men's Open and quarters at Modesto Men's Open during the 2001 summer.

Duong's Career Statistics

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Getting to Know Michael

Favorite Athlete: Tiger Woods. He's awesome.
Favorite Pre-game Meal: A turkey sandwich or a bagel.
Why did you choose Santa Clara? A combination of academics, athletics and social.
Favorite aspect of SCU Athletics: The team-like atmosphere.
Favorite Place on the SCU campus: A split: the library and the tennis courts.
What are your interests away from sports? Golf.
The biggest goal in your life is... don't know yet.
Few people know that you... are left-handed.
After your playing career is over, you'd like to be remembered as... a great tennis player and person.